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Physician Use of Social Media (Free)

April 9, 2019
Courtyard Marriott
70 Pittsfield Rd
Lenox, MA 01240 
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Social media use has become widespread in the past several years, with a rapid increase in use by patients and physicians. Massachusetts Medical Society has developed guidelines for practical use by physicians. This talk will review some of the risks and benefits of social media use for physicians.

Learning Objectives:
1) Define social media and list popular platforms.
2) Recognize the risks and benefits of use.
3) Discuss Massachusetts Medical Society's best practices guidelines.

Accreditation Statement:
The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.

To Register: contact Jennifer Diamond
Phone: 413-596-9231, email:

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